Frequently Asked Questions
What subjects are covered by the Accuplacer and GED tests?
The Accuplacer test covers reading and writing to determine English placement, and math.
The new online GED test covers Reasoning (language arts), math, science and social studies.
How long does each test take?
Reasoning......... 2 hrs. 30 min.
Math................. 1 hr. 55 min.
Science............. 1 hr. 30 min.
Social Studies....1 hr. 30 min.
Where can I find study guides for Accuplacer?
I need accommodation. Who can I contact for assistance?
The Office of Special Services at 206-546-4545.
What other placement tests does Shoreline Community College accept?
Some scores from Accuplacer are accepted. Contact the Advising Office for more information at 206-546-4559. Shoreline also accepts the ASSET test, a paper version of Compass.
How do I register for classes?
I have my test results, but I don't agree with the outcome. What can I do?
Contact the Advising office who can further assist you--206-546-4559.